901  
FZUS54 KHGX 270326  
CWFHGX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
926 PM CST FRI FEB 26 2021  
 
UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP  
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS  
 
SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST  
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE  
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.  
 
GMZ300-271615-  
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60  
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS  
926 PM CST FRI FEB 26 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM
 
 
CONDITIONS REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR SEA FOG THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY.  
THIS WILL LIKELY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL DENSE FOG ADVISORIES THROUGH  
THE WEEKEND. ANY TEMPORARY IMPROVEMENT IN SEA FOG CONDITIONS ARE  
MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR IN THE EARLY TO MID-AFTERNOON, BUT UNTIL A  
COLD FRONT IS ABLE TO USHER IN SOME DRIER AIR, ANY VISIBILITY  
IMPROVEMENT WILL BE TEMPORARY. FARTHER OFFSHORE, A TIGHTENING  
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BRING US CLOSER TO SCEC CONDITIONS FOR BOTH  
WINDS AND SEAS AS THE WEEK COMES TO A CLOSE, AND CAUTION FLAGS MAY  
BE NEEDED LATER IN THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
GMZ335-271615-  
GALVESTON BAY-  
926 PM CST FRI FEB 26 2021  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF DENSE  
FOG.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. PATCHY DENSE FOG UNTIL EARLY MORNING, THEN AREAS OF DENSE  
FOG LATE.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING  
SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING  
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ330-271615-  
MATAGORDA BAY-  
926 PM CST FRI FEB 26 2021  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL EARLY MORNING.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING  
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY  
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ350-355-271615-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX OUT  
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX OUT 20 NM-  
926 PM CST FRI FEB 26 2021  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
PATCHY DENSE FOG.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS LATE.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ370-375-271615-  
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL TX FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
926 PM CST FRI FEB 26 2021  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
PATCHY FOG.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
PATCHY FOG.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET. PATCHY DENSE FOG.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH.  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
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